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changing moments. richard reeve caught up with the new running mate in manassas. >> if nothing else the dividing lines are very clear now. we know who is running. romney made his choice official earlier today and energized the faithful and manassas. >> surrounded by a sea of american flags, the romney brian the ticket made its first manassas appearance. >> november 6 we take our country back. >> ryan spoke first. neither man is mincing words. >> these are critical times in this country. so you have a choice. america will have a choice. >> his plans to cut trillions in government spending including the privatization of medicare. some voters are not fans. >> i do not know much about him. i do not think he should do it like this. >> 54% of those asked do not know ryan or have an opinion about him. republican voters like charlie who made his own romney ryan t- shirt says he is reassured. >> he brings some stability and conservative credentials. >> mitt romney made a little daft at an earlier campaign stop. >> join me and-- gaffe at an earlier campaign stop. >> joined me in welcoming the
, likewise we've got overnight work out of your way and the pace in from manassas and on in toward the fairfax county parkway here heading in past the beltway in falls chump has been great. no -- church has been great. no early troubles. they've pulled all of the construction out of your help. in bethesda, no problems there. 95 in maryland in good shape. 50 the bw parkway, downtown traffic all check in a-okay. back to you. >> thank you, beverly. >>> an investigation is under way into what caused a fire that killed a 5-year-old girl and left her father and uncle with serious injuries. >> firefighters had to pull the girl and uncle out of the burning duplex. geel deal is live -- delia goncalves is live at washington hospital center with more this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it's a pretty sad story. firefighters were devastated after some really valiant efforts to try to save these young people. they did end up losing unfortunately that 5-year-old girl. we tell you the girl's 24-year- old dad and 15-year-old uncle are here at washington hospital center inside the
of brothel has been shut down. disturbing thing is to the house next question. live in manassas with the story. >> i am going to show you what is next to it. that is the house that a house of say was prostitution that they recently broke up. right acrosst is the street. that is bennet elementary school here in manassas. the kids and parents cannot e this. think that is scary. >> neighbors cannot believe an operatebrothel would to an elementary school. >> it is surprising. this is a really nice neighborhood. >> i am stumped. we had no clue. no clue at all. >> prince william police along with fbi, national security people. nine some of the people here are being prostitutes and withs are charged frequenting a body place. -- a bawdy place. >> they were normally very friendly. says there were always people going in and out of here. constantly. hear doorld always like 5:00 in the morning or 6:00 in the morning. >> her kids were friends with a child who lived there. tonight, no one is around except dog being taken care of by a neighbor. there are leftover beer cans and mattresses in th
. >> at one point, more than 10,000 people lost power. >>> the manassas woman best known as the blond bandit has been sentenced to 11 years in prison. stephanie schwab pleaded guilty this year to committing bank robberies and a string of bank robberies and also confessed the a carjacking. she blames her crime spree on heroin addiction. >>> that massive fire at a capitol heights home wednesday claimed a second victim. 15-year-old rickey cole died thursday as a result of his injuries is. his 5-year-old niece jade buffaloe deed hours after -- died hours after firefighters pulled her from the home. her father remains hospitalized with burns over half the body. an improperly plugged in air- conditioning unit is to blame for the fire firefighters say. >>> prince george's county firefighter returned to the neighborhood along kenilworth avenue yesterday. they went door to door telling neighbors how to prevent electrical fires. bruce leshan has a look at with to do to keep your family safe. >> reporter: the toll of electrical fires in the united states is no pun intended, just shocking. some 280 amer
construction clearing up at the gw parkway. 66, seeing the volume build out of manassas but right nono, delays. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. etraffic. >>> our big story this morning, famed cyclist lance armstrong has made history with his seven during tea france tight gules now, he could make history once again but for a much different reason. fox's mary ann rafferty explains. >> reporter: the u.s. anti- doping agency has announced it will strip lance armstrong of his seven tour de france titles. it comes after he declared he was finished fighting doping allegations. he says there comes a point in every man's life when he has to say enough is enough. for me, that that i'm is now. the world antidoping president says armstrong's decision to drop his fight is an admission of guilt. armstrong says his decision is more of a refusal to enter an arbitration process he believes is unfair. the usada maintains armstrong has used banned substances as far back as 1996. the 40-year-old cyclist walked way from the sport in 2011 without being charged following a two-year investigation into ma
outside richmond. then around 4:00 this afternoon they'll hold a rally in manassas and that's where derek ward is now. >> reporter: as you can hear, there's some music playing here. the folks in manassas are being awakened -- is that enya or something in that's a way to start your morning. that's ahead of the bus tour that will take place in just a few hours. in a town that's rich with history as manassas, tour buses are a relatively common sight, but this weekend buses of a different kind can be seen here and all over the state of virginia. the presumptive gop presidential nominee mitt romney's plan for a middle class bus tour is aimed at highlighting his aim for the middle class and the economy in general. republicans are also hoping that the presumptive gop tickets stand on those issues will get more attention with the expected announcement of congressman paul ryan as the vice presidential running mate. you know, he was the chair of the house budget committee. a little bit of credence there on that. but not to concede any attention to the republicans, there's a democratic bus out on th
in the clear west of town president of 91 in manassas -- west of town. 901 in manassas, 85 -- 91 manassas, 85 in baltimore. tonight isolated thunderstorm possible south and east, otherwise clear to partly cloudy, muggy, lows in the 70s. we'll come back, talk about the heat continuing through the weekend perhaps and we have tropical storm ernesto on the map. >>> coming up it's a 100-year- old plus olympic tradition and it's got nothing to do with sports at all, a look at the frenzy of olympic pin collecting. >> but first he was murdered while working at his own jewelry store. now police have a man in custody who just may have been the one who done it, the latest on the investigation up next. somebody else made that happen. my father's hands didn't build this company. my hands didn't build this company. through hard work and a little bit of luck, we built this business. why are you demonizing us for it? it's time we had somebody who believes in us. someone who believes that achievement should be rewarded not punished. we need somebody who believes in america. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i ap
have your umbrellas. we are seeing the rain around the fairfax and manassas area and in the south we are looking at storms down there. nothing severe but more storms. and i'm watching this area of rain with some thunderstorms. this is all moving our way. we could be in for a wet night and maybe a wet morning. i'll have the latest forecasts in a woman. >>> a woman walking her dog in gaithersburg was bitten by a bat. she is recovering and talking about her encounter. shomari stone has the report. >> reporter: that woman said that bats that were flying like the ones behind me swooped down and caused anguish. >> reporter: it was instant pain. >> reporter: our camera captured the bats outside by her house. let's look in slow motion as they fly around. >> i guess it's surreal. >> reporter: she tells me she and her husband, george, were walking their four dogs on garfield drive and looked up. what did you see? >> we saw a group of bats. >> reporter: suddenly two bats circled dina's head. >> i was nervous with the dogs. >> reporter: she stopped continued to walk. >> so many and so grefb. >>
in a moment. warm and sticky outside. in manassas, 77 degrees, 86 in quantico, 88 at reagan national. manassas is getting a brief from the heat. today in the low 90's mostly. 90 and upper 80s and the west of pop upton with a few thundershowers. not expecting anything severe today. may change over the next couple days. forecast. travel 91 at bwi marshall, 82 in boston, 87 in detroit, 77 in minneapolis, 104 degrees in dallas. at the doppler coming up in a few minutes. a d.c. police captain from a 12 million-dollar lawsuits after being demoted and transferred. burton filed the lawsuit, he was after speaking out about actor charlie sheen's police escort last year. police escorts for celebrities were a common practice in the city. policeatement prompted lanier, saying that the escort broke protocol. maryland state police say to the people had to go a seven-vehicle on the beltway after 6:00 this morning. officials did not know about the the victim, but they say the accident team had to be called out. one of thesuggest injuries are life-threatening. >> new developments in the sikh temples to begin wi
unhealthy for sensitive groups. visibility is problem down south and southwest of town. manassas zero. warrenton a half-mile along with stafford right now. those are the real trouble spots. even frederick is down to a three-quarters. a couple showers in pennsylvania. this one near hancock may sneak in toward areas near washington county near the border. watch out for that hagerstown region. otherwise 70s and sticky. let's check in with beverly farmer. >>> not up to speed on metro. still single tracking trains, sharing trains. blue and yellow line between braddock road and reagan national. that's been about the past 45 minutes. yellow and blue line customers experiencing delays. here's i-270 experiencing delay to get past 109. police have gone to check for the crash south of the truck scales but before 121 clarksburg. they're also checking southbound 270 near germantown for a crash there. 95 not so eventful in virginia. northbound 95 lanes open as you make your way toward quantico with building volume. beg past dale city and the prince william parkway, heavy volume merging on to t
a visibility of 1.8 miles. unlimited at reagan national. 6 miles at dulles. 4 miles in manassas. not very dense fog, but something to keep in mind. the 76 degrees downtown at reagan national, 64 in winchester and frederick, 70 in manassas. not much in terms of clouds to start the day. clear and sunny. a beautiful sunrise. you will notice the humidity. no showers anywhere near the washington area with the exception of offshore. that will remain offshore throughout the day. 93 degrees at 4:00 p.m. it will be even hotter tomorrow. we will start the day tomorrow in the '70s. highs around 95 with a 20% chance of lateday storms tomorrow. i think we will see more action on the weekend. chance of storms late in the day saturday through monday. that's a look at the weather. now look at the roads with lisa. >> marc rail, drv reporting trains on normal service and moving on time and at speed. we are quiet as far as the beltway. even with a change in the traffic pattern at university boulevard on the inner loop and outer loop, lane divide into the left hand to the right. looks good across the wilson bridge
around the beltway. national, 66 in manassas, 65 in hagerstown. today we have a cold front off to our north that will drop in on saturday. isolated thundershowers especially in virginia. high pressure today with sunshine. as the high moves off to the southeast, that will open the the motion associated isaac to move into the valley.an some of that grain will push our way sunday into tuesday. here's the latest four tropical isaacs.on maximum sustained winds of 35 miles an hour. it's turning north and then east e ohio riverong th the washington area over early next and into week. sunny today, 94. high and a little sticky. low 90's tomorrow. and a little sticky. be warm and fairly tomorrow with isolated storms late in the day on in virginia.ly sunday and monday, the chance of storms begins to increase. not be coming down in sheets all day long, but there e sporadic showers here in their sunday into labor day. calling into the low 80s by monday. happy friday, angela. its a happy friday for in virginia on the toll road, the greenway, and the connector. interstate 66, all lanes are open. no
to the northeast. almost to manassas. this is what will be moving in on top of us over the next hour just as the volume is picking up here on the morning commute. 5:00 speaking of that morning commute, here's monika samtani. >>> wet roadways means you need to slow down, take it easy. although volumes have been very light this august, i still want you to be careful out on the roads, especially when the rain really starts to come down. 95 right now coming in from baltimore looks great. no problems on the bw parkway, route 32 out of columbia or route 29 heading for the beltway. we'll take a live look outside right now and show you what it looks like. if you're planning to head south on 270, volumes are beginning to build out of frederick and here at old georgetown road. you're fine heading for the beltway and down to the american legion bridge. back over to the maps and this time to southern maryland where you're good on route 4, route 5, 301. no issues to report as you head up on 210 from accokeek to oxon hill and the wilson bridge. and a live look one more time outside. here's what it look
manassas. it is heavy and slow continuing out to the car rest area. i have adelays approaching 50 fair oaks trying to work your way continuing in towards 123. the beltway looks pretty good as you travel between annandale and merrifield. stacked-up traffic as you work south of 109 headed out towards clarksburg. no accidents, just volume delays. you will find your lanes are open as you travel between college park and bethesda. traffic is now starting to slow as you work your way west of university boulevard head over towards georgia. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. -timetraffic. >> thank you. >>> new this morning, a boil water advisory is in effect for parts of culpeper, virginia. officials are advising everyone on the south end of culpeper to use boiled tap water or bottled water as a safety precaution. this follows a water main break near the culpeper safeway. what you are looking at right now is a picture of the scene outside the south gate shopping center. that is last night. you can see the water really rushing through there. there is also some more information on the boil w
a four day bus tour through the common wealth with the first stop in manassas. john was there, to see the first day in action. >> reporter: several thousand people showed up in manassas to hear the two people at the top to have republican ticket make their case. newly selected vice presidential candidate paul ryan, placed blame for the nations slow economic recovery on president obama. >> the president has given us policy that is have put our nation on a path to debt, doubt, despair and decline. here is the good news, we don't have to put up with this. we can turn this thing around. we can get ourselves back on the right track. >> reporter: he is a famous fiscal hawk, and republican presidential candidate mitt romney praised ryan's efforts to cut debt. >> some times our party has gone astray over the past years and paul ryan said no, bring it home to the things we care about care for our seniors care for our kids and stop spending what we don't have : >> largely partisan crowd seemed very happy with governor romney's choice for the number two spot. >> what do you thing of the pick of
. no problems to report coming out of manassas. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. etraffic. >> thank you. >>> president obama wrapping up a two-day campaign trip. >> his final stop is in the battleground state of virginia. tonight, the president holds an event at loudoun county high school in leesburg. now, hears a reminder. some of the roads will be closed starting at 2:30 this afternoon. others will be closed at about 6:30 including lee avenue between dominion academy and dry mill road. now, for a full list of closures and information on the presidential event, head to myfoxdc.com and click on web links. >>> also, president obama secretly authorize the cia to help the rebels in syria fighting president assad. it is known as something called an an intelligence finding and allows u.s. agencies to give help to the rebels but only nonlethal support. >>> mitt romney will be at county fairgrounds in golden, colorado and then he will be at a high school. school. >>> we are learning more about a near miss near reagan national yesterday and it seems it involved more than two planes. we get
william county, around manassas, this whole line has been shifting to the east the last couple of hours. right in here, you see where it forms a little bit of a bow as it comes through that manassas, that could be pushing a stronger wind across manassas and back to western sections of fairfax county. there is heavy rain in here. it's just about to manassas and it will sweep across. you will get about 15, 20 minutes, heavy rain out of that. the heaviest has cleared. again, you can see how it's sweeping across prince william county. this is western sections of fairfax county for centreville. in centreville that will get heavy rain too as well. right through manassas, good wind, i would suspect 20, 30 miles per hour gusting out of this storm. fit holds together, it will sweep across and eventually get to the district with heavy rain. now, we switched to the rain rate mode to give you an idea of what it was doing. thanks for going back. this little purple dot is about an inch and a half to two inches per hour. not the heaviest rain rates we see but that is fairly heavy rain. it will continu
spring at this point. do want to mention in manassas, lamont drive at 234 remains blocked. >>> a toddler abducted in maryland has been found unharmed. police issued an amber alert for one-year-old cesar martinez on monday. he was discovered near his home in district heights yesterday. there were reports the boy was taken by his father. prince george's county police have confirmed that this is an apparent parental abduction. >>> we continue to follow a tragic story developing out of ellicott city, maryland. that is where two 19-year-old college students were killed after a freight train derailed early yesterday morning. >> federal investigators are trying to figure out what caused the wreck. melanie alnwick is live in the newsroom with the latest. >> reporter: the train's video event recorder has been taken to the ntsb lab in washington, d.c. where it will be downloaded and evaluated. there is a camera on the front engine of those freight trains. there will be a press briefing at 11:00 to give an update on the investigation which is looking into every aspect of this derailment. massive ra
to 59 in winchester. still 64 at andrews. cambridge 65. and in manassas and gaithersburg this morning 63 degrees. temperatures this afternoon under the partly to mostly sunny skies with the isolated storm 87 in frederick and manassas. 84 on the bay in annapolis. fredricksburg 86 along with here in washington. it's 5:00 straight up. here comes monika samtani with a look at your timesaver traffic. >> i'm really happy to say i don't have any major news right now. things are looking great all around town. that construction on the west sides of the beltway has been cleared up. so you're good to go coming in on the dulles toll road, 66 in from manassas and through the area between tysons corner and 66. that construction is now gone. let's take a live look outside and show what you it looks like if you're planning to head here on the beltway near the american legion bridge. as i said things are nice and light really between 270 and tysons. let's back over to our maps. this time we'll head over to the other side coming in on the bw parkway from greenbelt, route 50 from annapolis. everything is
around out there. 66 definitely heavy and slow leaving manassas heading in towards centreville. then again, approaching route 50 fair oaks. but through industry ena, you should be in good shape continuing in towards the beltway. keep in mind in manassas that we do have the events celebrating 150th anniversary of the civil war this week so some road closures there. beltway looks good here montgomery county to the right of your screen. watching for the volume to build but right now in pretty good shape from 95 college park into silver spring. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> alexandria police are searching for a man suspected of stealing more than a $25,000 ring from a popular jewelry store in old town. police have released surveillance photos. this happens at king jewelers on king street. the suspect is between 5' 10" and 6' 1" and he was wearing a unique wedding band and has atoo ta too on the left side of his next that includes the word sigma forever. >>> don't be alarmed if you see extra court around the capitol today. the guardian angels are adding foot patr
oldtown south of the district. this is a good storm between fairfax, east of manassas towards woodbridge. this is going off south and east passing between springfield and woodbridge. this is a heavy storm, too right over oldtown. i think it had some hail in it a couple minutes. now it's just got very heavy rain. the next hour things weaken and move east. we'll track them for you when we come back in the full weather. we'll also talk about the heat returning and if more storms return tomorrow and friday. >>> speaking of all that heat and drought plaguing the country leaves literally half of american counties in disaster zones. >> but first a teenager gets more than $40,000 worth of plastic surgery, but not because she's unhappy with her looks. we'll tell you why she went under the knife up next. if you've been successful, you didn't get there on your own. if you've got a business, you didn't build that. somebody else made that happen. my father's hands didn't build this company. my hands didn't build this company. through hard work and a little bit of luck, we built this business. why are
and thunderstorms numerous storms around manassas. and we are all calm right now. look at the numbers. 91 today was the high today. but off to the west, 101 in st. louis, 107 in wichita, 95 in memphis and the warmer air will come our way tomorrow and into the day on friday. i'll show you how hot we'll get and how long the heat sticks around. >>> she vanished on vacation in aruba. one year later her family and friends pay tribute as police continue to look for answers in her disappearance. jim rosenfield has more on tonight's vigil. >> reporter: with song -- >> my word tonight is simply this -- hold on to hope. >> reporter: and preyer. robyn gardner pack this gallery sharing hope and heart ache. >> thank you from my heart. >> reporter: including the missing woman's mother who spoke publicly for the first time. >> we'll continue to pray for robyn. with the answers we need and for closure of this devastating nightmare. >> reporter: the nightmare now a year old. the 35-year-old's disappearance in aruba still a mystery. >> this is the first time i have spoken out. i feel i really need to do this for
, crucial swing state in this election. their blue state bus tour is on a visit to manassas this evening drawing a crowd at the harris pavilion now, where news 4's julie carey joins us live. hi, julie. >> reporter: hey there. the rally wrapped up about 30 minutes ago. you can see supporters are staring behind picking up t-shirts that carry the name romney and ryan now. thousands came here today to see the newly mitted republican team. most waking up to news that added extra excitement to the campaign stop in a count they is critical to mitt romney's hopes to win virginia. unlike this morning, in norfolk, virginia, the republican running mates came on to the together here. mitt romney and congressman paul ryan, waving freshly printed romney/ryan signs telling the virginia voters only this team can deliver an improve iing teao the economy. >> today was a good day and a good day to america. we've taken the next step to restoring america with paul ryan as our nominee for vice president. >> hope and change has now become attack and blame. you know what? we're not going to fall for it. we're n
as they rallied together in manassas. >> reporter: thousand also waved signs and flags as the team arrived in manassas. the excitement of the pick drew a crowd that overwhelmed the pavilion. >> this is a terrific welcome and a clear indication that come november 6, virginia will vote for romney, ryan. we're going to take back the white house. >> the romney campaign chose the uss wisconsin to introduce a running mate that is known for his plan to deeply slash government spending. ryan kept his focus on the opponent, president barack obama. >> the president has shown us hiss a separations for a government-centered society with a government-run economy. it's not working. it's never worked before. >> we have a great crowd here today. >> reporter: obama supporters held their own rally as they opened a campaign office. ryan was called a radical whose programs would threaten head start and medicare. >> what he stands for the radicalism of his two budgets is mind boggling. >> but at the romney-ryan rally while a few were disappointed that bob mcdonald didn't make the ticket most supported the vp p
to programs like medicaid. in manassas which has a strong pitch -- tea party presence, paul ryan is a popular among the gop faithful who braved the heat d.c. the new republican ticket firsthand. both mitt romney and paul ryan appeared energized. >> today was a good day for me. it was also a good day for america. we have taken the next step to restoring america's promise with paul ryan as our nominee for vice president. >> we do not think the secret to economic growth as politicians in washington and bureaucrats picking winners and losers in our economy. the secret to economic growth is letting people keep more of what they earn and helping small businesses grow create jobs. >> you can expect to hear a lot more about the economy from this team. just yesterday, several polls put president obama about nine points above president -- above mitt romney. that can change. generally when there is announcement, there is a pretty good bump. just a little more than two weeks before the gop convention in tampa. live in manassas, richard reeve. >> while he is not a complete unknowns like sarah pailin in 20
to virginia tomorrow with stops in norfolk manassas. president obama taking a break from the campaign trail today. tonight he will host a dinner celebrating the islamic holy ramadan. >> no matter who wins, many voters fear they will not able to improve the economy. cnn poll found only 31% feel improve in aill second term from obama. 29% and said that romney better. the poll found that only 90% of people feel the economy is recovering now. redskins fans have a lot to be after robertout griffin's much anticipated debut in the preseason. >> jummy olabanji is in the on them with more redskins. think you'll find many complaints. talking to fans around town today, everyone seems excited encouraged especially with their brand new quarterback, who they say gave the team what they needed. many say the redskins' rookie quarterback has a lot to be proud of. in his nfl debut, he did not get sacked or throw an interception and he even threw a touchdown pierre garcon. >> the most important thing was sure i got the ball over the defensive end. the rest was history. garcon everyierre time, like magic. >> t
. heading out of manassas, traveling eastbound towards the city, no problems for you. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. back to you. >>> our top story, a house fire in maryland has turned deadly. flames were first reported around 4:30 yesterday afternoon at the duplex on carrington court in chapel oaks. first responders rescued a five- year-old girl and a teenaged boy. her father and teenaged brother are in critical condition. >> they pulled a little boy out and he was lifeless too and the paramedics just kept pumping on his chest. the cause of that fire is still under investigate. >>> prince george's county police have video of what they believe is a man abducting a little girl. charles amofa is accused of kidnapping two girls from a value village thrift store on two separate occasions. take a look at some video if we can from the first incident which took place july 9th. you can see a man and a little girl walking outside of the store. police say he attempted to sexually assault her but she was able to fight him off. the second incident happened monday involving a six-year-old
to the northwest of gaithersburg. some between reston and chantilly and heaviest is toward manassas and around 66. we'll track those for you live and talk about a strong cold front on friday. >>> but first, plans to keep the power on across the region. a look at one plan trying to move forward and another that is not. up next. >>> back now with an update on plans to build a high transmission power line through parts of maryland and virginia. we told you last month about pjm interconnection's decision that it may not need the path line any longer. and tomorrow, the company will make that decision final by ending the project. pjm originally contended that the $2 billion project would help supply energy to 13 states. but it says conditions have changed, it's no longer needed. >> pepco plans to file for another rate increase this fall. maryland regulators denied most of all the other requests for a rate increase and pepco executive says higher rates quote, will be crucial to continue the pace of investment in maryland. well, gambling is the focus of a special legislative session in maryland, but pep
, it's not so bad. it's muggy. 86 downtown. 88 in frederick. 86 in leesburg and 84 in manassas. so, for tonight, we're looking at an early thunderstorm possible. some heavy, lows 68 to 76. winds light southwest 5 to 10. we'll come back. people talk about things heat up tomorrow and we'll talk about a very strong cold front that approaches the metro area on friday. we'll tell you what that means as well. >> thank you, top. still to come, president obama and mitt romney in a dead heat in the race for the white house. one strategist says he knows the key to victory in virginia. coming up, the group the candidates need to be targeting. but first, one maryland lawmaker wants to put a stop to utilities charging customers when the power goes out. how he plans to pull that off coming up next. >>> lawmakers in maryland now taking a welcome at the proposal that would expand gambling in the free state. governor martin o'malley released the details in the plan last night and it calls for adding table games at all casinos. o'malley hopes to include enough concessions to get the state to pass th
humidity. maybe even a degree or two below average. look at the numbers. 71 in the district, 61 in manassas. 59 in frederick, one of the cool spots. a little bit cooler in west virginia. a bright day mostly sunny, low humidity, 84 is the high temperature along the beltway, a few degrees higher to the south. it will be anywhere from 81 to 86. a comfortable day, all things considered. we will warm up, in the lower 90's, by friday and saturday. it looks like isaac might bring us some rain sunday and monday. it will dampen up your labor day weekend plan. >> good morning. on the roads now northbound 95 at 7100, we get word we have another lane open. the overnight tractor trailer fire and accident there. we are still blocked on up the route from northbound 95 both directions of 7100. the investigation continues. in the meantime, if you are traveling in from the manassas area, i 66 this morning no trouble stops. a nice easy ride to the beltway. on the beltway, they are lifting traffic cones around the work region around i 66. that should be out of your way momentarily. back over to news. >> "gener
manassas. farther north and west getting gown into the upper 50s for your sunday morning. now sunday starts out partly cloudy and cool. air quality is code green. so we're looking good there. now afternoon, partly to mostly cloudy and mild and some showers are possible. highs in the mid 80s with southeast wind at 10 miles per hour. check out your zone forecast. we start in western maryland. temperatures in oakland getting up to the lower 70s. cumberland 81. hagerstown 83. and same deal for martinsburg. you want the umbrellas tomorrow just in case. warrenton manassas around 85 degrees so actually be a little bit below the average high of 87. downtown, 86. and annapolis 83 and there are no small craft advisories to worry about for sunday. pax river 87 and eastern shore also looking pretty good. temperatures in the mid 80s with some showers possible once again. check out your next three days. our 9 weather alert code for tomorrow i'm keeping it green because again chance for some showers and it will be less humid still and temperatures in the mid 80s. monday, a little cooler in the low 80s wit
between the cars there. hopefully that will be getting better as you head towards 495. leaving manassas, where we typically find volume, things are looking pretty good now. i wasn't seeing everybody stacked up heading in towards centreville. 66 shouldn't be too much of an issue. let's move on to trafficland, you are traveling the outer loop to the right of your screen, leaving 95, college park, heading into silver spring, accident on new hampshire avenue, and cleared out of the way. 270, brief volume southbound heading past 109 towards clarksburg. other than that, nice trip into the beltway. 95, 395, the only slow traffic i was seeing heading past duke street. no problems across the 14th street bridge. that's a check of your fox 5 on time traffic. wisdom? >>> we begin this hour with breaking news. would be burglar makes his way into a d.c. bank overnight through the ceiling. police say this happened around 3:00 a.m. at the m and t bank in georgetown. the suspect got into the lobby. it's unclear whether the suspect got away with any money. the fbi has been called in to help. >>> also ove
. in maryland, $3.79. >> we are looking at 72 degrees outside. >> police say they busted a brothel in manassas. you >> we now know the fate of the uva lacrosse player accused of killing his girlfriend, yeardley love. george huguely was sentenced to 23 years in prison. we talked to them about the decision. >> whether he will be rehabilitated or not i do not know but i do not think 23 years is too long at all. >> it is hard to put years or months on a life lost. >> the defense argued 14 years was more appropriate for a young man with strong faith and family ties. they do plan to appeal. >> maryland authorities report the first death of the west nile virus this year. maryland says they have had 13 cases of the honest this year. one in the national capital region. virginia has had four cases. nationwide, the number of cases has jumped 40% in the last week. an allegis brothel on grant avenue in manassas is shut down. >> the house in question is right next to bennett elementary school. prince william county police arrested the suspect with help from fbi, homeland security, and customs agents. they a
. warrenton has a touch of fog down below a half mile there. temperature about 70 for culpeper and manassas. mid-60s in the shenandoah valley. 65 up in frederick this morning. 68 for la plata. 71 in cambridge and here in d.c. we're 76. we're going up to 94. maybe holding around 90 right along the bay with the southerly winds. you look for tides a little higher there over the next few hours. they could be running about three quarter a foot above normal. manassas 95. 5:01. we go over to monika samtani, timesaver traffic. so far so good. >>> so far so good. no problems to report i'm happy to say. fingers crossed it stays that way after the morning we had yesterday. no problems to report on the northbound side of 395 heading for the pentagon and the 14th street bridge. all lanes are open across the bridge span. we'll take a live look there. from the distance you'll see across the river everything is running smoothly inbound and outbound from the 14th street bridge. let's go back over to our maps to the other side of town in from the airport on the the dulles toll road or 66 in from manassas. ev
of manassas. heaviest volume is getting past the rest area there is a crash near delaplane but it's on the shoulder. back to you, mike, andrea. >> thank you, beverly. >>> it's 6:03. we learned the suspected gunman in sunday's deadly shooting in wisconsin was an earl veteran who may have been a white supremacist. >> we know he was about 40 years old. his name could be released as soon as today. >> police say that man opened fire at a sikh temple in oak creek just outside of milwaukee killing seven people. we have more on what is being called an act of dom domestic terrorism. >> reporter: police believe the suspect opened fire with a 9 millimeter semiautomatic handgun. they say the suspect ambushed the first officer on the scene shooting him several times. a second officer shot and killed the gunman. police dispatch calls reveal some rather chilling moments. >> the subject is not moving. he's not moving. >> subject down. >> we have one officer shot. >> reporter: at sunset a candlelight vigil drew mourners to milwaukee's cathedral square as the sikh community tried to cope. >> every
of the day in the town of manassas. jim acosta is with the running mates. he talked to me about the parallels between the two men. >> reporter: paul ryan came out on stage and delivered his speech and then his wife and children joined him by his side along with mitt and ann romney. you saw sort of the present and the future of the republican party, and mitt romney symbolizing the president and ryan symbolizing the future of his party and those images are ones that the campaign would like to see out there and earlier this afternoon i can tell you, fredericka when we were going up interstate 95, and the ryan children and the romney grandchildren were playing together in the romney bus and they were learning how to make mitt romney's favorite sandwich of peanut butter and honey and they were doing bus suffering, whatever that is, we are told by the campaign. it's one of those lighter moments that the campaign wants the public to see. they want to see this image that they can put up against what is a very impressive image from a stage crafting standpoint. the president, his wife and their two bea
. there is your thunderstorm activity. out towards manassas, leesburg, we've got shower activity and thunderstorms that are trying to break out. there you go. you can see those. they will be moving in. i think your commute will be wet here and we'll see a couple of different opportunities for rain today. we'll see the showers and thunderstorms redevelop later this afternoon. temperature at reagan national, 80 degrees. 77 in fredericksburg. 68 in winchester. might be a period or a peek of sunshine midday. we'll take the cooler temperatures. it will be very humid today and let me mention again some of the storms could be strong later this morning and again in afternoon. >> all right. thank you, tucker. >>> time now to say hello to lauren demarco to see what is happening on the roads. good morning. >> good morning to you. we've had sort of a busy morning with a few things going o no major delays which is some good news. let's take a live look out there if you are traveling 95 northbound in virginia. we have the accident just past dumfries fire pot weigh station. looks like that has been cleared out o
in manassas and 84 down towards the south in fredericksburg. as far as the rain is concerned there are a few showers out there mostly to the west just to the south of winchester. some of those showers may try to work their way into parts of northern virginia. we'll continue to watch out for those as we make our way through over the next couple of hours. something else we are watching, we are watching the latest on tropical storm isaac. i'll have the latest path for you, let you know where that track is going and what i think about that storm as well coming up. again, it could impact the u.s. >>> alarming information today with west nile virus. the latest numbers out show that they indicate this could be the worst year on record. states from california to the carolinas have reported new cases, with texas hit the hardest. erica edwards has more. >> reporter: in texas, the assault on west nile disease includes insecticides spraying from the ground and air. >> tonight we begin a phase two of our aerial spraying operations. >> reporter: nearly half of the reported 1100 west nile cases nationwide
impact your weekend plans. back to you. >>> a manassas driver is charged with dui-related manslaughter after a deadly crash in alexandria. it happened in the middle of the night on i-395, the southbound ramp to route 236. investigators say an audi ran off the road, spun around and slammed into a tree. a back seat passenger was killed. the driver faces charges in the case and police say speed and alcohol were factors. >>> a police cruiser in alexandria, fairfax county investigators are looking for a pair of good samaritans who helped an officer out of that wrecked cruiser. the crash happened monday morning on franconia road. the driver of an infiniti veered into oncoming traffic and crashed head on into the cruiser. that driver was killed instantly and the officer became trapped. police say the two good samaritans then pulled the officer out to safety. they are asking for help locating them to simply say thank you. >>> still to come pepco has filed its request to charge customers for part of that outage from the derecho and 9 wants to know just how much they want to get from us. >> plus
. this is warmer air ahead of a frontal system. it's 75 at quantico this hour. 70 at dulles. same at manassas. 68 at gaithersburg. cooler to the west, and this is ahead of where the frontal system is coming through. that will be our next weather maker. cold front from the ohio valley. that will set us up for a chance of showers in the morning hours tomorrow, get a break. chance of storms in the afternoon. this will stall to the south of us. and we could see more storms into tuesday. we start to dry out by hump day on wednesday. tomorrow, 83 degrees by midday. 5:00, about 85 degrees. warm day tomorrow, though. be prepared for that. and humid. 70 the overnight low tonight. few showers. tomorrow, heating up to about 88 degrees. here's a look at the five-day forecast. temperatures into the mid-80s by tuesday with the storms. on wednesday, thursday, friday, finally back to sunshine. we're going to definitely stay on top of this and isaac for you as we'll have more in the morning. back to maureen and will. >>> thanks, gwen. bring your water bottle to work tomorrow, right? >> i think you need a lot of s
ready to hold their third event of the day, a rally in the town of manassas. cnn's national political correspondent jim acosta is on the way to manassas on the press bus there. jim, what's the message romney and ryan are holding on to? >> well, we've seen a lot of messages today from the romney/ryan ticket. we can now call it that starting this morning where mitt romney really threw down the gauntlet to the obama campaign and said this is not going to be about a personal attack in this campaign. it's going to be about the issues. and they started to get into some of those issues. paul ryan of course took the stage and talked about the need to cut the national debt in this country. and then fredricka some of that we saw at the second event in ashland, virginia which was very interesting, they started to sharpen their rhetoric on the obama campaign on the president. we saw paul ryan introduce mitt romney and say, talking about the economy, it doesn't have to be this way. we can do better. and then mitt romney got on stage and at one point basically warned the crowd, warned republicans t
. looks like out to the west of manassas, parts of fauquier county getting some pretty good rain. thunderstorm activity to the south and west. culpeper, lots of cloud-to- ground lightning this morning. western suburb will be getting rain showers shortly if you are not getting them now. parts of the area could see some thunderstorms and some strong winds at that early this morning. we'll see a couple of series of showers and storms move through. temperature here in washington is certainly warm. 80degrees. humidity, 79%. there are your winds out of the south at eight miles per hour. the forecast for today calling for lots of clouds, high temperatures a little cooler with the cloud cover only in the mid- to upper 80s. we could see periods of rain showers and thunderstorms. some of those could be on the strong side later this afternoon. >> all right. in for a little rough commute perhaps. >> yes, always interesting when it rains when it is time to go home. >> i know. let's check in with lauren demarco and see how the roads are looking right now. >> we do have a couple of thins going
-- does pop up south of manassas. -- one sprinkle just popped up sough of manassas. 78 now in the district. on our way to 92. good shape right now as far as the driver on the beltway. 395 quiet. good ride on 66. nothing complicated across the wilson bridge. the american legion bridge, the george washington parkway southbound near morningside lane, one lane. earlier accident activity. now for the news. >> this morning, and a big jolt folks out of their sleep in the los angeles area. the 4.4 quake was centered in yorba linda 35 miles southeast of los angeles. aftershocks soon followed. no reports of damage or injury. >> fincher discounted, a suspected child predator waking up in -- prince george's county, a suspected child petr waking up this morning. >> that suspect, charles amofa is facing a number of charges. we are learning more about the case. police are suspected -- expected to release surveillance video. 25-year-old charles amofa is facing a number of serious charges after police say he sexually assaulted a six-year old girl. >> this is i opening for avenue -- for everyone. >> police
. >> in manassas, police say thieves are anncr: it'll start out as concrete and steel... but it'll become so much more. a new world-class resort casino in prince george's county. two thousand construction jobs to build it. four thousand permanent, good-paying jobs when it's done. ndreds of millions for maryland schools... real oversight to make sure the money goes... where it's supposed to. but none of it will happen unless we vote for... question seven this november. vote for question seven. and help build a better future for maryland. >> these are toxic -- these are targeting something very specific in and mint -- in manassas -- their shoes. >> the common link is craigslist. >> the problem is that these victims are going on-line to neighborhoods they don't really know and they're doing it alone. it all starts online,some cases. police say it is the perfect set up. the first one, near mackenzie circle, a 17-roll but the suspect to sell his $200 pair of nike jordan. the suspects were too young man who snatched the shoes from a car and ran. >> for someone to steal someone's shoe
bowman was off duty when he was stabbed to death in his manassas home 28 years agoful investigators have a dna -- ago. visitors have a dna profile but they need a name to connect with it. >> reporter: johnny bowman information his pajamas when someone rang the bell at his door of his manassas townhouse just after 4 a.m. in 1984. >> the attack was brutal. the trooper was stabbed 40 times in his home within a short period of time. >> reporter: bowman's brother who was in the house heard the commotion and briefly saw the attacker who left behind a hard hat, wig and pair of nonprescription glasses. he described the killer as a black male. investigators say the killer said a few words before launching the assault. >> it was a statement to the effect hi, i'm from the expletive power company and then trooper bowman was immediately attacked. >> reporter: what's never been sustained is the motive, the fact that haunts the trooper's daughter who spoke with fox 5 back in 2004. >> every night before bed just random times that's all i think about. it's hard looking in the mirror when you look exac
manassas in just a minute. a few hours ago president obama landed in chicago to host a series of high dollar fundraisers. ticket price $40,000 to attend the president's fundraiser tomorrow at his hyde park home. the president's campaign took a quick jab at paul ryan today saying ryan supports tax cuts for the wealthy that will hurt the middle class. meanwhile, vice president joe biden called ryan today to congratulate him and welcome him to the race. for the second time in less than 24 hours u.s. troops in southern afghanistan are the target of a deadly attack. a man wearing civilian clothing opened fire on a base in the volatile helmand province friday killing three marines. just hours earlier in the same region three american soldiers were killed by a man in an afghan military uniform. >>> at least 80 people were killed today in syria according to opposition groups there. meanwhile secretary of state hillary clinton says the u.s. will start developing contingency plans with turkish allies in the event syria's regime collapses. clinton says the goal is to help end the blood shed and
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and the main lines. this happens to be 66 coming inbound out of manassas towards centerville and all lanes open at speed. overnight construction close in at the beltway has cleared. no problems reported there. top stretch of the beltway running smoothly on the inner loop and outer loop traveling between bethesda and college park. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. . >>> we're following some breaking news this morning. a woman's body found in a parking lot. several smashed vehicles and now there is a search for a suspected hit and run driver in northern virginia. >> herndon police tell fox 5 the woman was discovered in a parking lot on center street just after midnight. she was pronounced dead at the scene. a short distance away, they found an unoccupied black toyota which and to have hit several parked cars. investigators are now trying to definitively link the toyota to the hit and run. our sherry ly is on the way to the scene and will give us an update shortly. >>> police in montgomery county, maryland are trying to figure out how a woman was shot by an arrow. it happene
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